Bluefield has a general population of 11,451 and an overall student population of 1,989. Approximately 1,989 of Bluefield's students are enrolled in schools that offer information technology programs.
Of the 1 information technology schools in Bluefield, the largest information technology school, by student population, is Bluefield State College. In 2010, Bluefield State College graduated approximately 17 students from its information technology program.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in information technology from information technology schools in Bluefield in 2010. If you decide to attend a information technology school in Bluefield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,596.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a information technology program in Bluefield.
If you decide to work as an information technology professional in Bluefield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 information technology professionals in West Virginia were working in the greater Bluefield area. Bluefield's information technology professional workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for information technology professionals.
As an information technology professional in Bluefield, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,960 per year. This is lower than the average salary for information technology professionals in the state.